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ODFComing in October – The Otley Drawing Festival

… complete with Digital Art Competition.

View or Download our prograamme

View or Download our Sept to Feb programme

Otley Drawing Festival - the first of many workshops

Otley Drawing Festival – the first of many workshops


The Theory of Everything – Movie Matinee – Thurs 8th

Mystery Road - Otley Film Society - Oct 8th

Mystery Road – Otley Film Society – Thursday Oct 8th at 7.45pm








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 “We’d like to come back in a few ……. days”  De Temps Antan

What’s new? – click image for info.

Following its successful launch on in May 2014 the Otley Courthouse Timeline is now available to view in the Cell Corridor.

Otley Courthouse Timeline

Got a news story? - Jim Jack of the Airedale & Wharfedaale Observer is in the Courthouse Cafe every Friday at 10.30am

Got a news story? – Fri 10.30.

Join the Courthouse Friends

Join the Courthouse Friends

Pyjama drama - TermtimeThurs am

Pyjama drama – Termtime Thurs am

New Rhythm Time Class for babies

New Rhythm Time Class for babies – October

What do we offer? – click image for info.

Huge range of regular activities …

Check out the services we offer …

We have rooms to suit your needs ..

A great place to hold your party …

… or to hold a children’s party …

Varied volunteering opportunities


Meet up and relax in our Cafe …

Great music, theatre, film at your door

Promote your own gig …

… or stage your own play

Meeting or conference venue

Heritage Victorian Cell block



Otley Courthouse hosts a different exhibition every month:

October – Audrey Fowler
November – David Starley. Professional Saltaire-based oil painter.
December – Steampunk: open call for artwork.

If you would like to submit your work for consideration for a future exhibition please contact  exhibitions@otleycourthouse.org.uk



Heritage Lottery

Heritage Lottery Fund

Courthouse Gift Voucher Valid to Dec 2015

Gift Voucher

Fully Accessible

Fully Accessible

Visit the Visit Otley website

See the ‘Visit Otley’ website for more about Otley





Did you know…

Did you know that Otley Courthouse has helped create Otley Junior Orchestra, the Courthouse Choir, Otley Chamber Orchestra, Saturday Art Stars, In-House Arts, Singing for the Brain, Courthouse Rocks, Otley Science Festival, the 20/20 Science Cafe and Cafe Politique; is home to The Otley Film Society, Otley Community Players, Otley Youth Theatre, Otley Brass Band, Wharfe Brass, Performance Drama School; runs Holiday workshops for children; has a full entertainment programme of Music, Dance and Drama and has showcased acts such as Lau, Warsaw Village Band, New Model Army, Mozaic, Peatbog Faeries, Hugh Cornwell, Moishe’s Bagel, John Etheridge, Koshka, Blazin’ Fiddles, Black Umfolosi, Puressence and Shooglenifty to name but a few. “…without doubt one of the best venues in Yorkshire for traditional music” Wharfedale Observer Contact us to put yourself on our mailing list. We are an ‘Arts Award Supporter’ venue – find out what we can do for you here.

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Art Stars – Summer sessions of these fantastic Saturday morning art sessions for children from 6 – 12 start on May 7th. Book your place now. £5 per child per session.